4th Stage of World Cup – International competition «Cup of Information Technologies» was held from 14th August to 19th August, 2016 in Kazan (Russia). International grandmaster, world champion Sergey Belosheev became the winner of the Blitz program. International master Denis Shogin from Kazan won classical program. Published report of the organizer of the 4th stage of the World Cup, an international grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman.
Website of Draughts Federation of the Republic of Tatarstan www.tatshashki.ru
Website TSSDYUSHSHOR im.R.G.Nezhmetdinov www.kazchess.ru
Information about competition
Information about competition
International Draughts Federation IDF in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2016 holds 4th Stage of World Cup 2016 in draughts-64 – International competition «Cup of information technology».
Organizers of the tournament are:
1) International Draughts Federation IDF
2) Ministry of Youth, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Tatarstan
3) Draughts Federation of the Republic of Tatarstan
4) TSSDYUSHSHOR of R.G. Nezhmetdinov
Competitions are held from 14th August (the day of arrival and Blitz) to 19th August, 2016 in Kazan (Russia), at «TSSDYUSHSHOR of R.G.Nezhmetdinov» (Butlerova street, 7) – in front of the Kazan State Financial and Economic Institute.
Directions: from the bus station by bus number 54, trolley bus number 21; from the train station by bus number 10, 30, 63, trolley bus number 7 to the stop «Tukai area».
All participants must register and pay tournament fee 14th August from 9:00 to 14:30 in the «TSSDYUSHSHOR R.G.Nezhmetdinov» After that time players who not registered to participate in the tournament are not allowed.
|14th August||9.00-14.30||Registration of participants|
|14.35||Draw of the 1st round of Blitz|
|15th August||10.30||Opening ceremony
Awarding ceremony for winners of Blitz
|16th August||11.00||Round 3|
|17th August||11.00||Round 5|
|18th August||11.00||Round 7|
|19th August||11.00||Round 9|
Schedule may be changed. Time and date of registration, opening and closing of the tournament is final.
The competition is open to all players, regardless of age and rating, with a sport category not less than the first, who paid entry fee and registered. The number of participants representing the country is not limited.
Tournament regulations for Classic game
Competitions will be held on the Swiss system according to the IDF rules. Number of rounds is 9.
The draw will be conducted by the computer program.
Competitions will be held in the Russian version of draughts-64 by the system of micro-matches consist of 4 games with the draw of the first move of white and black.
Time control is 20 minutes till the end of the game + 5 seconds per move for each participant.
Places of participants are determined by the highest number of points. In case of a tie the additional criteria are as follows: 1) Buchholz coefficient; 2) Berger’s coefficient; 3) progress coefficient.
Tournament regulations for Blitz
Blitz is held in two stages: on the 1st stage will be held tournament on Swiss system in 9 rounds; on the 2nd stage 6 best players taking into account the score from the 1st stage played a round robin tournament in 5 rounds by the system of micro-matches from 2 games with the draw of the first move of white and black.
Time control: 3 minutes + 2 seconds per move for each participant before the end of the game.
Places of 6 best players are determined by the sum of points obtained in 2 stages. In case of equality the advantage gets player who take the most points at the final stage.
Places the other participants are determined by the number of points scored in the 1st stage. Additional criteria are: 1) Buchholz coefficient; 2) Berger’s coefficient; 3) progress coefficient.
1) Delay in the first game of micro-match on 20 minutes or more leads to the total defeat of the micro-match.
2) For the calling a mobile phone or any other electronic signal during the game player loses.
3) Never agree to a draw before the 20th move in the game.
4) Analysis of the party in the playing hall is not permitted.
5) It is strictly forbidden to be in the game room in a state of alcoholic and drugs.
6) In the case of the facts of contractual nature of the game main referee may decide to deduct the defeat to both players.
Overall World Cup standing
Participants of the tournament receive points in the overall World Cup standing according to the Rules of the World Cup 2016r.
The prize fund is formed from money of the Draughts Federation of the Republic of Tatarstan (not less than 50,000 rubles) and 50% of the tournament fees. 50% of the tournament fees go to the tournament costs. About the final size of the prize fund and its distribution will be communicated to participants prior to the start of round 3.
Participants must to be on the closing ceremony, in breach of the item they are deprived of prizes.
The panel of judges and Appeal Committee
Main referee – a judge of national category A.A.Goloyan (Russia, Bryansk).
The procedure for appeals
Protests against decisions of main referee must be submitted in writing to the chairman of the Appeals Committee within 30 minutes after the round. The appeal shall be accompanied by a pledge of 1 500 Russian rubles. If the protest is upheld, the applicant returns the full deposit amount. If the protest is rejected the deposit amount is sent to the prize fund. The decision of the Appeals Committee is final.
Requests for accommodation must be submitted to 25th July 2016. After that date the tournament committee does not provide reservation of seats to accommodate the participants.
– for foreign participants – without fee;
– for participants, representing RT – 500 rubles;
– for other participants – 2 500 rubles.
– 500 rubles.
TSSDYUSHSHOR of R.G.Nezhmetdinov paid:
– Costs for travel, food and accommodation for 8 foreign players (1 player from the country with a title not less than IDF (FMJD) Master);
– All costs for main referee and costs for the work of referees.
The costs of all other participants (food, accommodation, travel, etc.) paid by the sending organization or themselves.
To receive fuller information on tournament and to submit the applications for participation and accommodation as well as visa support (not later than June 10, 2016) it is possible on the following contacts:
Tsinman Dmitry, e-mail [email protected]
05-09-2016 The organizer of the 4th stage of the World Cup, an international grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman sent a detailed report about tournament. You can see the report HERE
22-08-2016 Feedback from participants of the 4th stage of World Cup 2016 – International competition “Cup of Information Technologies” HERE
21-08-2016 Published report of International grandmaster Eugeny Kondrachenko about tournament. See report HERE
19-08-2016 The 4th stage of World Cup 2016 – International competition “Cup of Information Technologies” won International master from Kazan Denis Shogin. Denis Shogin and Dmitry Tsinman came to the finish with the same result – 7 points out of 9 possible, but additional criteria was the best for Denis. Bronze winner of the competition became an International grandmaster Gennady Shapiro from Germany, who scored 6.5 points and by additional criteria ahead of the current world champion, International grandmaster Sergey Belosheev and master of sports of Russia Artem Ageykin.
Yeldyz Gataullina from Kazan became the best among women and Mikhail Semenyuk from Belarus became the best among youth.
18-08-2016 Before the last round with a score of 6.5 points is still leading International master Denis Shogin from Kazan. 4 participants have 6 points: the owner of the field Dmitry Tsinman from Kazan, the world champion Sergey Belosheev (Evpatoria, Crimea), Sergey Minin from Moldova and Gennady Shapiro from Germany. The winners of the final round of the tournament are determined in the following pairs: Gennady Shapiro – Denis Shogin, Sergey Minin – Dmitry Tsinman, Sergey Belosheev – Eugene Kondrachenko.
17-08-2016 After 6 rounds with a score of 5 points alone lead International master Denis Shogin from Kazan. 4,5 points have 7 players: Dmitry Tsinman from Kazan, Artem Ageikin from Nizhny Novgorod, Evgeny Kondrachenko and Mikhail Semeniuk from Belarus, world champion Sergey Belosheev (Evpatoria, Crimea), Sergey Minin (Moldova) and Gennady Shapiro from Germany.
16-08-2016 After 4 rounds whole struggle is still ahead. With the result of 3,5 points lead Sergey Belosheev, Denis Shogin, Sergey Minin and Artem Ageikin. A group of 9 people has 3 points.
14-08-2016 Opening ceremony and Blitz was held today. The tournament was attended by 73 player from 11 countries: Armenia, Belarus, Germany, Israel, Moldova, Slovakia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Sweden, Switzerland and Russia. Competitions were held in two stages: on the first stage participants competed on the Swiss system in 9 rounds, and then the 6 best considering of revealed points determined the strongest in the round robin in 5 rounds.
The winner of the Blitz become current world champion, International grandmaster Sergey Belosheev (Russia, Republic of Crimea). He collected 11 points from 14 possible. Silver medal was won by grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman (Russia, Tatarstan). He scored 9.5 points and by additional criteria ahead of International grandmaster Eugene Kondrachenko from Belarus.
02-08-2016 Preliminary list of participants and other information about the event published on the website of Draughts Federation of the Republic of Tatarstan www.tatshashki.ru
In the competition will be particitate:
1st number of the world ranking list, two-time world champion, 2-time winner of the World Cup
BELOSHEEV SERGEY, IGM (Russia);
2-time World Cup winner, 8-time champion of Russia, the leader of the World Cup 2016
VLADIMIR SKRABOV, IGM (Russia);
Winner of the World and European Championships, two-time champion of Belarus
EUGENE KONDRACHENKO, IGM (Belarus);
The prize-winner of the World Whampionships, four-time champion Germany
GENNADY SHAPIRO, IGM (Germany);
The winner of the World and European Youth Championships
BOGDAN PANCHENKOV, IM (Ukraine)
and other leading players from Israel, Moldova, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Sweden, Switzerland and Russia.